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FOX News
Jul 17, 2011 7:00pm EDT
chief resigning following allegations of his involvement in the scandal. rebecca brook was arrested in london the former ceo of news international, owned by the parent company of the fox news channel and works for the form world of the news editor, and brook saying she voluntarily went to the police to assist with their investigation into allegations that news of the world employees hacked into voice mail of people whom they were covering. our correspondent, amy kellogg has more from london. >> yes, rebecca brooks said she went to the police by appointment and ended unarrest with the hacking scandal and involved not only the media, but certain members of the government accused to be too close to the powerful players in the media and even police accused of taking bribes to get information to the news of the world journalist and the head of scotland yard resigned without warning and police were under attack for hiring the news of the world editor was a consultant and arrested on friday. the metropolitan police commissioner said though he had nothing to hide. he thought the immense med
FOX News
Jul 23, 2011 2:30pm EDT
investigating the news the world phone hacking scandal in the usa. rebecca brooks, former executive chief at news international also answered questions from the same committee and she was arrested sunday in relation to the phone hacking and bribery aleses. miss brooks was released without being charged. both sections receiving major media coverage in the u.k. and here in the states and we should note that news corporation is the parent company of fox news channel. rich, let me start with you. we heard the sound bite from rupert murdoch during the testimony, saying, hey, this is getting the attention it's getting because of our competitors who would love to see us fail. does he have a point. >> yeah, i think it plays into it. to me reminds me of the valerie plame flap, disproportionate primarily driven by politics. especially the coverage in the united states. the new york times the other day had two front page side by side lengthy stories about something going on in britain. to do that otherwise, you would need the queen to abdicate and the plague to hit london. clearly there's a political a
FOX News
Jul 27, 2011 3:00am EDT
filled with law swraw -- lava and heated on the sun. i am here with brooke goldstein, founder of the children's rights institute, as if they need any. and director of the law fare project. and he is considered one of the funniest comedians working the circuit today. enough about chris rock. his latest cd is called image makeover, and it is selling dozens of copies. and he puts the mess in method acting. it is bill shultz. and he is so sharp that goth use him to self-mutilate, rick eleven ven that will. and he is a pile of goo that lines cages at the zoo. good to see you, pinch. >> today in critics picks, al scott explored the themes that arise in the 1985 sci-fi comeed duck dash comedic masterpiece "back to the future." the appropriate question is not where the hell is he, but when the hell is he? einstein is the world's first time traveler. >> that was impressive. >> you are pretty impressive. >> do you do any other impressions? >> no, but a lot want a two-shot. that's tv terms when you and i are on the camera at the exact same time. >> now we will move them away. >>> so, should ani
FOX News
Jul 17, 2011 4:00pm EDT
newspaper was arrested. 43-year-old rebecca brooks still being questioned. the newspaper was owned by news corp the parent company of fox news and senior foreign affairs correspondent amy legaling on is live. >> reporter: it mass affected the highest levels of news corp but also the british head of police. the police have been under fire for allegedly taking bribes bribes from news of the world jiorts and also employing a deputy editor as a consultant. he was arrested on friday. finally for not handling the phone hacking scandal thoroughly the first time around. >> as commissioner, i have ultimate responsibility we find our position in. with hindsight i wish we were involved in this affair differently. >> reporter: what many have called a shocking development, former head of rupert murdoch's newspaper group, rebecca brooks was arrested for conspiracy to intersected communications. she had an appointment with police around noon today. she went in and was arrested. that was about nine hours and spoke with scotland yard and they say she is still in custody. 43-year-old brooks had top echelon
FOX News
Jul 19, 2011 4:00am EDT
years back and hiring "news of the world" editor now under arrest as p.r. consultant. rebekah brooks who le signed as the head of rupert murdock's empire friday was arrested by police sunday after she voluntarily gone in for questioning. she was released on bail. her lawyers say they now want answers about her arrest. >> the condition of rebekah brooks can be simply stated. she is not guilty of any criminal offense. the position of the metropolitan police is less easy to understand. >> reporter: the government remains potentially tainted as well with prime minister david cameron on official business in africa, again under pressure to explain why he hired andy colson as the chief of communication. he stepped down in january and was arrested last week. >> no one argued that the work he did in government in any way was inappropriate or bad. he worked well in government and he then left government. >> reporter: now, bret, after brooks' arrest on sunday, her appearance before a parliamentary committee scheduled for tomorrow to answer questions about the phone hacking was in jeopardy. but
FOX News
Jul 5, 2011 6:00am EDT
a business and he has thoughts on what they should or shouldn't do. >> editorial by david brooks in "the new york times" who talks about right now republicans have got the no brainer of the century. and he writes and says that right now, the g.o.p. offered the deal of the century trillions of dollars in spending cuts in exchange for a few hundred million dollars worth of revenue increases. or tax increases and he says that the republicans would be crazy, david brooks does, not to jack up taxes a little bit but then he goes on to say, real independents look at the 2012 election and says, you know, the republicans could have jacked up taxes that much and save that much in spending but they blew it. hence, he surmises they would lose a whole bunch of independent reporters. >> 1992, presidential election race, read my lips, no new taxes? actually, people have actually believed he meant that, right? when taxes did increase, then bill clinton came in and it's the economy stupid, 13 months later, he wins the presidency and george h.w. bush ended up being a first term president. i disagree
FOX News
Jul 14, 2011 9:00am EDT
. martha: and in court, we are getting reports that news international reef rebekah brooks will testify before a british parliamentary committee investigating the news of the world phone hacking scandal, british lawmakers also calling on others to testify. news of the rorld was owned by news corporation, parent of fox news. fox news foreign affair correspondent amy kellogg joins us with the latest on this story from london. good morning, amy. >> reporter: hi martha. there are actually two things going on. there is a very sweeping public inquiry here looking into the phone hacking and the allegations of payments to police for information at the news of the world, and then, there is this parliamentary committee that has asked to question rupert murdoch, his son james and their chief deputy in london, rebekah brooks. so far only brooks has agreed to make the date, which is next tuesday. earlier this morning the deputy prime minister nick clegg said all three should appear before this committee. >> i think there are big question marks about how news corporation is being run. why is it that
FOX News
Jul 20, 2011 1:00am EDT
accounts of people they were covering. rebekah brooks the former rebekah brooks the former here's a look at highlights from today's hearing. >> mr. chairman, thank you. i would like to say just how sorry i am and how sorry we are to particularly the victims of illegal voice mail interceptions and their families. it is a matter of great regret of mine, my father's and everyone at news corporation. and these are standards, these actions do not live up to the standards that our company aspires to, as we are around the world. it is our determination to put things right. make sure these things don't happen again. and to be the company that i know we've always aspired to be. as for my comments and my statement which i believe was around the closure of the news of the world newspaper -- >> before you get to that. i would like to say one sentence this is the most humbled day of my life. thank you. >> do you accept that ultimately you are responsible for this whole fiasco? >> no. >> you are not responsible. who is responsible? >> the people that i trusted to run it and then maybe the people they
FOX News
Jul 19, 2011 9:00am EDT
answer questions for an hour. and that's starting in half-hour. then rebekah brooks who used to run murdoch's british newspaper empire until last week will answer questions. a limited number of the public are being allowed in. people were lined up at 7:00 a.m. and the line stretched around the block trying to get a seat. the police are still also under allegation of corruption. this story has so many 10 kals, many threads of inquiry even as it involves police involvement. a news of the word reporter was found dead in his home yesterday. sean was the man who originally blew the whistle on his knowledge -- his allegation that former editor of the world andy coulson was very aware of phone hacking and encouraged it. that allegation is something coulson has denied. bill there are when the testimony from mr. murdoch and his son james get underway we'll take you to that room in london, england. jamie: we are just getting word that the fbi is searching homes of the suspected hacker group anonymous. the target said to be in their late teens to early 20s. we are told the hacking group inspir
FOX News
Jul 12, 2011 7:00pm EDT
because they are american citizens, but it can force the paper's former editor rebekah brooks to show up because she is a british national. news of the world was part of news international, that's u.k. newspaper division of news corporation, which is the parent company of fox news channel. this all comes as the former bricial prime minister gordon brown accuses the news international papers of using criminals to get confidential information about his own family. >> bigger access to my legal files. there is some question mark about what happened to other files, documentation, tax and everything else. i'm shocked. i'm genuinely shocked to find that this happened because of the links with criminals. >> shepard: well, the former prime minister did not identify any of the alleged criminals by name and news international responded with a statement that reads in part: so that we can investigate these matters further, we ask that all information concerning these allegations is provided to us. but tonight, we're seeing new fallout from this scandal. the current british prime minister david cam
FOX News
Jul 14, 2011 4:00am EDT
committee here asked rupert murdock his son james, and news international chief executive rebecca brooks to appear in person to answer questions about the phone hacking scandal. in the united states, two democratic senators asked the attorney general and the securities and exchange commission to investigate whether news corporation violated any u.s. laws. in london, amy kellogg, fox news. >> r >> bret: we will continue to follow the story. i mispronounced the hero awarded the medal of honor for saving his buddies and losing his hand. the hero's name is sergeant first class leroy arthur petry. >>> today's development or lack thereof in debt talks will discuss them with the fox all-stars when we return. >>> the idea of not doing something serious about the debt before august sicken mess. the time has come for a balanced budget a.m. it forces washington to balance its books. we can't leave it to politicians in washington to make decisions we need to get the fiscal house in order. >> the president believes that we do not need to amend the constitution to cut the deficit. we need to get beyon
FOX News
Jul 15, 2011 6:00am EDT
resigned. brooks under pressure after the news of the world was implicated in a phone hacking scandal. the chairman of the newscorp, rupert murdoch and his son james plan to appear before british lawmakers on tuesday to answer questions about the scandal. newscorp is the parent company of fox news. former democratic candidate john edwards offered -- ordered to stand trial on corruption charges in october. a judge denying his lawyer's requests for more time. he's accused of illegally using more than a million dollars in campaign funds to cover up his affair with rielle hunter. steve? >> thank you, brian. we've all heard of racial profiling. get ready for what some are calling facial profiling. it's a new technology offered to police departments across the country, the gizmo right there, it's actually part of an iphone attaches to the back of an iphone and then lets officers capture a person's photo from five feet away and it searches that photo through a national criminal data base to see if there's a match. some say that's an invasion of privacy. we have bill johnson, the executive di
FOX News
Jul 25, 2011 5:00am EDT
councilman wanting people have stickers in their windows. brook lib district attorney joe heinz started that program and it exists in brooklyn. it's called safe haven. it's exactly what you just said. every sticker in stores brooklyn ada, safe haven, you can come in here and be safe. joe heinz, the brooklyn ada has put -- d.a. has put his top prosecutor on the case. she is a no nonsense prosecutor. what people should feel slightly comfortable with is statistics show that the 10% of the time that the insanity defense is successful, those people are incarcerated for a longer amount of time than people who get convicted of murder in second degree and serve 25 years to life. >> be that -- that is true by the way. i think that the family, the community, the people out there, they don't want the insanity defense. they want to say look this is an individual who knew what he was doing. when you say that someone is insane, you take away responsibility. you say well, you know, the guy didn't know what he was doing. he knew precisely what he was doing. he picked up an 8-year-old child in the sleep
FOX News
Jul 7, 2011 2:00am EDT
. so when i wrote "brook -- when i wrote "broke," i think there are 50 pages. a whole section. nobody has ever reviewed the book. i challenged students to take the book in because they said the same thing, the professors say oh, that's ridiculous. give it to them. i have signed books for the professor. find the errors. we'll correct them they can't. those people are cowards. anybody who ever shouts you down is a coward. show us where you're wroy don't. because they can't. you can best them if you just do your open homework. who else is -- let me go with brian. then who is the one thata spat on? we'll come to you. brian? >> one time in a political class a year ago it was brought up, a student brought up how people are silly about president obama being a communist. it posed the question, as you have done very well on this program, for a couple years now, well, is it crazy to ask the question? president obama has many communist friends and people who call themselves communists. how am i crazy for asking that question? he laughed at me. he was sighing. then the rest of the class laughed a
FOX News
Jul 7, 2011 1:00am EDT
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FOX News
Jul 12, 2011 3:00pm EDT
secure l is a road map here for how to do it and it just takes time. >>shepard: brookings institution, michael oh -- o'hanlon. nice to have you. a federal judge ordering the extradition of a reality television show producer accused of killing his own wife. mexican authorities claim that former survivor producer and the cocreator of "tent my ride," strangled his wife and bumped her body naked at a resort in cancun and prosecutors say there is overwhelming evidence against this man that justified his extradition to mexico for trial. but the producers' attorney claim that mexican authorities rushed to judgment and built a case on motive rather than on physical evidence. what are the facts? back to trace in los angeles. what went down today, trace? >>trace: well, kind of works like a preliminary hearing the judge decides there is enough evidence to stand trial but in this case the federal judge took two hours weighed the evidence and decided this was probably cause for him to go back to mexico and stand trial. but, remember, the judge make as recommendation here. the final decision is up
FOX News
Jul 8, 2011 3:00am EDT
ring has been returned to roy williams, by ex-girlfriend brooke daniels. he sent the ring and a taped marriage proposal in an overnight package to her in february. she said no, but kept the ring. so williams sued her. but thank goodness, this was settled before it went to court. jill, should she had kept the ring? that's a really dumb proposal. >> it is a bad proposal. and, guys, this is why you do it in person. you can take the ring if she says no. ladies, don't keep the ring. it's meant to symbolize eternal commitment. if you don't want the commitment, give him the ring. have you taken enough from him. >> wow. >> she has done this before. >> after i got sued, i started singing this tune here. >> whose heart i. i had it in my jewelry box. >> $76 grand to a millionaire is nothing, right. >> obviously, he doesn't need t. but i think if you say no, have you to give the ring back. but if you say yes and he does something wrong, you can keep. it i think judge judy would agree with what i just said. this is like a judge judy case. if somebody like a judge judy -- that's who decides the cas
FOX News
Jul 15, 2011 4:00am EDT
show up and answer question before a televised select committee with the deputy rebecca brooks after mounting public pressure. >> my message for rebecca brooks is do the decent thing. you can't hide from this level of public anguish and anger and the interest. >> reporter: in the first interview since the story broke, rupert murdock told the "wall street journal" he wanted to address, "some of the things said in parliament, some of which are total lies. we think it's important to absolutely establish our integrity in the eyes of the public." it won't be the first time brooks has gone before the committee. back in 2003 she admitted paying cops for information. >> we have paid the police for information in the past. >> reporter: also in this picture, former news of the world editor and later prime minister cameron press secretary andy colson who was arrested last week. and former executive editor neil wallace arrested today. brooks was editor of "news of the world "when it allegedly hacked in cell phone of a school girl who had been abducted and later murdered in 2002. last sunday "new
FOX News
Jul 1, 2011 3:00am EDT
. it is brooke goldstein, founder of the children's right institute -- i don't know what that is -- and director of the law fare project. well done. he is living on borrowed time and mounds of old paint chips, it is my sidekick, bill shultz. and he is witty and charming, but enough about wayne brady. it is joe derosa. his comedy central album "the depression oxygen" is available. you look really, really uncomfortable. and his lefty thinking is why he is shrinking. good to see you, pinch. >> sorry, greg. i'm still tired after doing press for the brilliant documentary, page one in the "new york times." i presented a guess while walking the red carpet. unfortunately i cannot walk. just sort of sat there. missed the first hour of the film as a result. very sad. >> wow. >> wow indeed. >> it wasn't much of a story. >> when was a documentary on you ever made? oh it wasn't. go "new york times." yea! here i am. >> you are done. >> you are talking to a puppet. >> every time you put the camera on him he keeps talking. >> i of course i will will talk every time you put the camera on me. hell
FOX News
Jul 29, 2011 11:00am EDT
used in the 2009 attack was purchased. let's talk about it with peter brooks, he's a former cia officer and heritage fellow, a graduate of the naval academy. peter, so many strange aspects to this case. we can say, you know, great, investigators put the pieces together, and thank god for that alert clerk at the gun shop who noticed this guy acting oddly and turned him in, and yet, you know, absent one of those connections in the chain this could have been a terrible event all over again. >> yeah, i mean clearly, jon, he was a l orbs ne wolf. they are not necessarily associating with other khrab ra tores. if it hadn't been for this vigilant alert citizen reporting to the police we might have had a terrible tragedy. the other thing that really bothers me about this is the association with al-qaida in the arabian pennsylvania. we will learn a lot more about this case in the coming days, but it appears that this potential terrorist had in his possession an article from an online magazine put out by al-qaida in the arabian pennsylvania, which is probably the most active, the most dan
FOX News
Jul 18, 2011 1:00pm EDT
conduct of different senior police officials in connection with this case. then rebecca brooks, until recently the head of rupert murdoch's british newspaper group arrested yesterday in connection with conspiracy to intercept communications and corruption, alleged payments to police for information. she was released on bail. her lawyers claim she is innocent of any crimes. finally david cameron in africa to drum up business for british companies, cut that trip short and being forced to defend his hiring of andy colson of his chief of communication. colson resigned in january, he was arrested and released last week. >> no one has argued that the work he did in government was in any way inappropriate or bad. he worked well in government, he then left government. >> reporter: rebecca brooks, rupert murdoch and his son james who is also a top news corp. executive are going to be meeting in the parliamentary committee tomorrow answering questions about phone hacking and the alleged payments to police. the parliament is convening an emergency session wednesday to decide how to best d
FOX News
Jul 7, 2011 9:00am EDT
to do, under rebecca brooks' leadership and, rebecca brooks is his european deputy and here's what prime minister david cameron said. >> what this government is doing is making sure the public -- and i feel so appalled by what has happened, murder victims, terrorist victims, who had their phones hacked is disgraceful. that is why it's important that there is a full police investigation, with all of the powers they need. >> reporter: now, heather, the latest from scotland yard is police have a list of 4,000 potential victims, of the phone hacking and there are fresh allegations that family members of war dead' phones have been also been hacked. back to you, heather. heather: thank you very much, amy kellogg reporting live from london. bill: a huge question in washington. is there a budget deal in the works? we're now awaiting a meeting at the white house, at the top of the hour. can washington work the impossible? and do a deal that saves america from a $14 trillion debt? heather: anything is possible! but, just because there is a fence doesn't mean that you can still cross the bord
FOX News
Jul 19, 2011 11:00am EDT
the world was sacrificed in order to try and protect rebekah brooks' position at news international >> i advocated at the time that this was a step we should take. this was a paper and a title that had fundamentally violated the trust of its readers, and it's something that was a matter of great regret, real gravity, but under the circumstances, and with respect to the bad things that certain of the things that happened at the "american's "nee world" some years ago, it was the right choice for the paper to cease publication. it is important to note and i want to be clear with the committee on this. that the company is doing everything it can to make sure that journalists and staff at the "news of the world" who had nothing to do with any of these issues, who are completely blameless in any of these things, and many are, you know, really have done tremendous work journalistically, that we find reemployment for them anywhere we k. the company is being as generous as we can under the circumstances. the company is being as thoughtful and compassionate for them and their families to get
FOX News
Jul 17, 2011 12:00pm EDT
phone hacking happened, rebekah brooks. she was arrested by police today in connection with conspiracy, conspiracy to intercept communications and corruption. rebekah brooks resigned her post friday as the chief executive of news international. representative for brooks told me that she had a prearranged appointment. a meating with police today -- meeting with police today but was surprised when she was arrested. her spokesman went on to say she had been advised she was not on the police's radar screen in connection with the investigation. she had been offering since january to be questioned by police but was told it wouldn't be necessary. they are supposed to testify to a committee on tuesday, a committee she testified in 2003 where she did admit giving police money for information. >> for information in the past. >> it's not clear whether or not brooks will show up at the committee meeting on tuesd tuesday. it cost two top executives, brooks and les hinton, the ceo of dow jones resigning on friday. the 168-year-old news of the world tabloid closed down last week and news corp dropped
FOX News
Jul 13, 2011 11:00am EDT
murdoch, his son, james, the head of news corporation overseas, and rebecca brooks, who is news international's chief executive, have been asked to appear before a parliamentary committee to answer questions. newscorp has vowed to cooperate in this case but it's not clear who if any of that trio are going to actually sit and take those questions next week. back to you. patti ann: amy kellogg, live in london, thank you. jon: earlier, harris told you about this controversial ad campaign, it claims milk can cure pms. surprisingly it is not targeted to men but -- to women but to men who have to deal with the symptoms. harris is monitoring the results. >> >> reporter: i am. it is the battle over moo juice and this is a take over the stereotype that women for several days a month become irrational, crazed, given victim to premenstrual symptom and there is scientific proof that a diet high in car sum content is good at releaving and preventing pms symptoms. even so, the funny ad campaign is rubbing some people the wrong way, so we ask you, what do you think? are they funny? 61 percent
FOX News
Jul 17, 2011 10:00am EDT
phone hacking investigation, 43-year-old rbekkah brooks is reportedly question of suspicion on intercepting communications and corruption. allegations first emerged last week that reporters of news of the world hacked into the private cell phone accounts for stories of individuals, and the paper shut its doors last week and it was owned by news corp., the parents company of fox news. ♪ >> eric: there are just 16 days to go, just a little over two weeks, before the nation finally reaches that debt limit. the house republicans are pushing a vote on the plan they call cut, cap and balance. and that would limit government spending and the country's debt to a percentage of the gdp. but would it also require a balanced budget amendment to the constitution. this morning, on fox news sunday, maryland democratic congressman chris van hollen said he has big problems with that. >> what they are proposing is to manipulate the constitution and use it to impose the republican budget plan, and if you look at that plan it does end the medicare guarantee and slashes medicaid and slashes deepl
FOX News
Jul 9, 2011 6:00am EDT
probably 42 solds and marines from walter reed army hospital and brook army medical center and some have been wounded as recently as seven or eight weeks ago and the idea is is get them out moving again. >> most of the goes here today have lost limbs in combat, and, so, you have come up with ways they can get out here and still do some of the things they used to do. >>guest: not only do they do things they used to do but some have never been waterskiing before, or never been kayaking and they get a chance to do that. rick: this is a community that was especially touched on 9/11. >>guest: this community got hit hard. a lost first spondees from this community, policemen and firemen, and a month later, everyone knows there was the horrible plane crash in the more bore and this community has never forgotten from the beginning, they have been standing up and supporting the warriors. rick: what kind of support do you need from the community and from our viewers? >>guest: wealth we say that it take as village. it takes the community, really, to assist in reintegration. the government is not goo
FOX News
Jul 19, 2011 1:00pm EDT
world." >> thank you. >> miss brooks, rupert murdoch in his evidence session said the responsibility for the closure of "news of the world" laid fairly and square leon the management of the newspaper, which would include you. is that the case? >> i think i may have missed that part of the evidence. i think mr. murdoch said is exactly how it was. it was a collective decision. we all talked together, and mr. murdoch was in with the board at the time, a conference that we all put together and it was -- >> that was rupert murdoch sr. >> yes, rupert murdoch, yes. >> during the private session i think you said something like there was more to come. would you like to expand what you meant by that? >> when i went down to the newsroom to explain the decision, and clearly and quite rightly the journalists on the "news of the world" who are very honorable and journalists who will been putting out a newspaper under the scrutiny for a longtime and with great pride in their newspaper were very sad and baffled by management's decision to close the paper. what i was saying to them is that right now
FOX News
Jul 16, 2011 11:30pm EDT
, rebecca brooks, the chief executive of newscorp's newspaper unit, news international which publishes the times and the sun, resigned, saying, as chief executive of the company i feel a deep sense of responsibility for the people we've hurt and sorry for what we now know to have taken place. newscorp is the parents company of fox news channel. the chase involving the 13-year-old girl that got the investigation rolling or people steamed. >> i agree, it was outrageous p and the way you detailed it there, the family had false hope. whatever criminality might be there, it's incredibly immoral and the people who did it shouldn't be called journalists. >> jon: there's a full page apology from rupert murdoch, reading we are sorry and the news of the world was in the business of holding others to account, it failed when it comes to itself. we are sorry for the serious wrongdoing that occurred, we are deeply sorry for the hurt suffered-- . >> this is the latest case of piling on since the last rugby came. the left has been out to get newscorp and especially fox news channel and the murdoch fam
FOX News
Jul 18, 2011 7:00pm EDT
before british members of parliament. the former news of the world editor rebekah brooks also scheduled to be there. all this controversy has hurt news corps financially. the company's shares are down 4.3% today alone. and since the scandal broke, shares of nws, news corps class a have lost 17% of their value. overall loss on paper roughly $8 billion. "the fox report's" chief correspondent jonathan hunt live at our new york city newsroom on our parent company. back to the whistleblower's death, what precisely do we know? >> shep, sean hall was a former show biz reporter for the news of the world. he was the first journalist to formerly claim that former editor was aware of phone hacking by his staff. something colson has consistently denied. hall worked on the sun newspaper and the news of the world with colson before being fired for drink and drugs problems. he later went to rehab for addiction issues. hall previously told the "new york times" that colson actively encouraged his staff to intercept the phone calls of celebrities in the pursuit of excloives. after leaving the n
FOX News
Jul 19, 2011 7:00pm EDT
rebekah brooks. she was the former chief executive of news international. she resigned last week. was arrested this past weekend. today, the commons committee asked her about the practice of paying private detectives. >> so it's safe to say you were aware of approved payment to private detectives. >> i was aware the news of the world used private detectives under my -- news of the world, yes. >> you would have approved payments to them. >> that's not how it works. i was aware that we used them. >> well, after today, tomorrow the spotlight will turn to the house of commons where british prime minister david cammeron will face questions about the phone hacking scandal and his association with news international executives. he had to cut short a trade mission to africa. he is now back in the country tonight. that hearing will begin late tomorrow morning, shep, and we should also mention news corps, of course, is also the parent company of the fox business network. >> shepard: ashley, some of the families of 9/11 victims here at home have requested a meeting with officials in washington t
FOX News
Jul 12, 2011 12:00am EDT
conservatives in the media any more that's the problem. >> david brooks said it, he didn't get fired. he's a rhino now. >> sean: david brooks has never been a conservative. >> i'm going to say what i really feel about this mate. i think republicans are being irresponsible now. i think using analogys like hezbollah or terrorists or suicide -- suicide bombers or hitler or anything like that, that doesn't do anybody any good. >> sean: you know what is irresponsible? bankrupting the country. you know what is irresponsible? people paying 50% of their wages in income and getting beaten over the head called selfish and greedy. half the country didn't pay taxes. 1 in 7 americans, thanks to the poverty programs of obama and democrats, need food stamps to survive. that to me is far worse. >> absolutely. what really department stkraeuts how the left is, -- talking how our base has shrunken. back that 2006 and 2008, when democrats were saying we were a white southern male party. then we started with scott brown and christie, how we've got hayley, scott and west. if democrats think that is shrink
FOX News
Jul 18, 2011 10:00pm EDT
street journal" quit friday. and brooks resigned as chief executive of news international. two days later sunday brooks is arrested in connection to the scandal. it isn't just news corp executives resigning. two top british police officers have resigned. commissioner sir paul stevenson resigned sunday. today scotland yard's commissioner yates stepped done. there's more. former news of the world reporter sean hoare was found dead in his home today. he was the first to come forward. coulson has resigned as the prime minister's press secretary. police are investigating hoare's death saying it is not considered to be suspicious. investigators claim the tabloid hacked into the voice mail accounts of several high profile people and victims of tragedy. the controversy is not over. 9:30 eastern time tomorrow, rupert murdoch and his john james murdoch are scheduled to testify before members of parliament. brooks who is out on bail will also testify. we should remind you, news corp is the parent company of fox news channel. >> straight ahead, she was found hanging, nude, hand and feet both bo
FOX News
Jul 18, 2011 3:00pm EDT
a number of key figures," in the hacking scandal. including brooks, the former editor of "news of the world," and former c.e.o. of news corporation british arm arrested and questioned for nine hours on sunday. james murdoch who runs the international operation and is, of course, the son of news corporation c.e.o. and another former editor of the "news of the world," who the british prime minister hired as his communications chief. >> he must take responsibility for the decisions he made in relation to andy and the decisions he made around the contacts he had, for example, with james murdoch and brooks. a sensitive time in relation to the commercial bid for certain areas. >>jonathan: the prime minister called for an emergency session of parliament on wednesday to "make a further statement." and the assistant commissioner of london's police officer is the latest figure to resign in the wake of the scandal and he was the official who said two years ago that he saw no need to re-open the hacking investigation because he did not believe there was any new evidence. his resignation follo
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Jul 14, 2011 11:00am EDT
european deputy, rebecca brooks, are going to answer questions at this parliamentary select committee hearing next tuesday. now initially when they have been asked to turn up next tuesday, both rupert murdoch and james have said no, they were unable to make it this coming tuesday. that they would cooperate at a later date. brooks agreed initially to go. but then a more official summons was sent to the murdoches. they decided they will in fact cooperate fully, show up at this meeting on tuesday. they're in the process of drafting their replies as we speak. this is a committee brooks did testify before in 2003. obviously that initial investigation wasn't thoroughly done. it's been determined that they will all be answering questions of course regarding phone-hacking and payments to police for information at the "news of the world", the sunday tabloid owned by rupert murdoch and news corporation, its european branch news international, that was shut down last sunday amidst all of this scandal. back to you, jon. jon: amy kellogg live from london. thanks, amy. >> reporter: you're welcome.
FOX News
Jul 19, 2011 3:00pm EDT
brooks, one morning, called the board of new corporation to seek their agreement. >> you have suggested it is because you felt ashamed. there is not a suggestion it was a commercial decision to decide to close "news of the world." >>shepard: the c.e.o. told lawmakers he had "little" direct involvement with "news of the world," coming down in defense of his company as a whole and his own role in the scandal. >> ultimately you responsible for the whole thing? >> no. >> you are not responsible? >> no. >> who is responsible? >> people that i trusted to run and, then, maybe the people they trusted. allow me to say something, as this is not an excuse, maybe it's an explanation of laxity, "news of the world," is less than 1 percent of our company and i employ 53,000 people around the world and we do proud, great, and ethical and distinguished company. >>shepard: he addressed reports that employees hacked into the phone of victims of 9/11. >> we have seen noest of that at all and as far as we know, the f.b.i. hasn't. if they do, we will treat it exactly the same way as we treat it her
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Jul 30, 2011 3:00pm EDT
. arthur brooks of the american enterprise says that. what do you mean it's the moral thing to do? >> when the other side talks about doing the moral things. it's only fair for rich people to pay more. it's only fair that we take from people who have more in society and unfair to actually cut programs, especially if they would affect anything less than average incomes. >> that resonates with people. there is a lot of money, redistribution is the moral thing to do. >> sure. in truth. that sounds good until you start thinking about what most americans think what fair is. redistribution is not the definition of fairness to most americans. most americans think that fairness has do with keeping what you earn. that doesn't mean you have to penalize four people or take money away from those that don't have enough. but it's not fair to take more away from people just because we can. we are robbing our future because we have a spending disorder in our government it's really immoral to be stealing away from future generations, pursuit of happiness simply because we can do that. the governme
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Jul 12, 2011 2:00am EDT
was a brooks brothers socialist. >> that is not fair either. >> he never wore brooks brothers. >> if you blame bush for banning lightbulb that is like saying all of obama's $4 trillion in stimulus spending is bush's fault because he starte started with $160 billion stimulus at the end of his term. >> do you have a picture of obama on your bed at night that you throw darts at? does it make your live. >> better on the wall than on the pillow. >> this is a serious psychotic problem you've got. you have to look into it. >> if more you like obama. >> i do like obama. you are way over the edge on this, brother. i tell yu what, you ain't coming to the white house christmas party. >> let me go back and defend my former boss. this is important. all presidents do this. when you finally get to a lame duck session -- remember obama signed extension of bush cuts and he said he didn't want to do it but did and now he doesn't and said it was the best thing. you get a large bill and sometimes provisions are in it. that is the price you pay to get the other bigger stuff you want. >> a lot of conserva
FOX News
Jul 9, 2011 3:00pm EDT
brookings. >> they are definitely one of the reasons we're not recovering as quickly as many of us hoped. there has been a drop in new business formation and small businesses are not hiring. even those that are star go are not hiring that many people. >> so what is driving submit experts brad jensen say it's largely about washington's unresolved debt crisis and the lack of certainty about how lawmakers will address issues regarding the solvency of medicare and medicaid and social security? >> there is enormous uncertainty with how the political process is going to grapple with these issues. >> a senior research fellow at george mason university says the unresolved matters is fueling a level of instability that tends to bring small businesses to a standstill. >> it paralyzes entrepreneurs and people who are willing to actually take risks and invest our money in our business but also invest this n workers and hire people. >> while pundits and lawmakers and economists may disagree how to resolve those problems, there is general agreement that coming to some kind of resolution will allow sma
FOX News
Jul 19, 2011 6:00pm EDT
news of the world one-time editor rebekah brooks. she left her position of the british news corp division following corruption allegation and today said she was unaware of wrongdoing. >> i never paid a policeman myself. i never knowingly sanctioned payment to police officer. >> still, the focus of today remains her former boss rupert murdock. asked whether he, too, should resign, he said others at the paper in question betrayed him and the company. >> [ inaudible ] i'm the best person to clean this up. >> according to the set van newspaper man rupert murdock, maybe one of the biggest sins in this is the betrayal of the readers' trust. one of the aims again in his words restoration of that trust. bret? >> bret: greg palkot live in london. greg, thank you. senior political analyst brit hume has analysis of this day and this scandal. good evening, brit. >> hi, bret. the word "scandal" classically refers not to wrongdoing itself but the uproar and outrage that occurs when wrongdoing is discovered. scandals can be extremely damaging. the longer they continue the worse the daniel. but
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Jul 11, 2011 9:00am EDT
close to wiping out al-qaeda? let's ask peter brooks, a senior fellow for national security affairs at the hurtarg foundation and a former cia officer, he joins us live from washington. good morning peter. >> good morning, heather. heather: what do you think about that assessment, do you agree with it? >> i certainly hope he's right. i'm not sure what he's basing it on. i think what they've done here is they believe they're on the verge of strategically de feeding al-qaeda because they've gotten rid of bin laden, they have to get rid of zawahiri and they have ten, 20 other leaders they believe they will be able to target in pakistan, somalia, the other country he didn't mention, so i hope he knows something i don't know but what i worry about, this may have two backdrops to it. one, it could make us com placent about the threat, the other is i hope it's not laced with any sort of political sentiment for us to increase or accelerate our withdrawal from afghanistan. so i'd like to know a little more about why the secretary said this, and what he's basing it on. heather: peter, that's
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Jul 18, 2011 9:00am EDT
scandal. rebecca brook arrested when she went into see police by appoint. and ended up under arrest. police face serious questions about why she was arrested on suspicion of phone hacking and bribery. she has not been charged. cameron on a trip to drum up business opportunities for britain in africa forced to defend himself for his close relationship with andy coulson. >> no one argued the work he did for government was inappropriate or bad. report very jamie brooks will answer questions tomorrow before a parliamentary committee. jamie: there is an intense search underway. two people are still missing. their boat capsized in lake michigan. 8 people were onboard that vessel at the time. take a look at video of the race. we are told a good samaritan helped rescue six others. they are searching for the two that are still missing. the crew of a competing book notified the coast guard that the sailboat had capsized. bill: some tall bolts there on lake michigan. we'll reach out to the coast guard and bring them on tv. jamie, just a few of the stories watching so far today on america's new
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